Visual Art Minor

Visual Art

Undergraduate Minor

Course Delivery

On Campus

Total Credits

18 Credits

About the Program

   The Minor in Visual Art allows a student to gain foundational training in visual art before specializing in one artistic medium.

Focus of Study

   Students learn basic principles of visual art before specializing in a medium of their choice.

Program Requirements

Minimum Minor Requirements 

  • 18 credit hours 
  • 9 upper-division credit hours (3000-4999 level) 
  • 2.0 Minor GPA 
  • Residency: Last 9 credit hours of the minor must be completed while registered at UCCS 

NOTE: Speak with an academic advisor to declare a minor. 

Program Coursework

Core requirements (6 credit hours)

  • VA 1010 2D Foundations or VA 1040 Drawing Foundations
  • VA 1020 3D Foundations

Lower-division Media Elective (3 credit hours)

  • 2000-level media course (consult with VA faculty advisor for course selection)

Upper-division Electives (9 credit hours)

  • Complete any 3 courses of upper-division Visual Art electives in a single media type. Consult with VA faculty advisor for course selection.


Admission Details

To learn more about admission requirements and the application process, please visit the UCCS Admissions page.

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